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north in communities like atlantic city, ocean city, point pleasant, asbury park is where the devastation is. those iconic board walks ripped up. the wood scattered across the street. the sea water and the sand inundating those downtown areas. governor christie said -- told us 2.5 million people in the state without power could be eight days or longer before that full power is fully restored. we know the president is due here tomorrow. he will take a look firsthand at the damage with governor chris christie and representatives of fema and of course, as we said earlier, it is going to take a long time to get this back to where it should be. the damage is just absolutely remarkable looking at the jersey shore. all the way north down here toward the south. >> jennifer: so when are the residents going to be able to return to the area? >> reporter: well, that's obviously going to differ from community to community. and just how bad the damage is. we know that tonight high tide was another concern so authorities
will be number one stopping funding for planned parenthood reinstituting the mexico city policy which says our funds cannot be used for abortion around the world and hopefully reverse roe v. wade and return to the states the authority for making law with regards to abortion. >> cenk: couldn't be clear mr. 100%. i'm going to defund planned parenthood, turn around roe v. wade and it will be made illegal. all of a sudden he has to be a centrist. get allowed of what he tells the "des moines register." >> there is no legislation regarding abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> cenk: there is nothing that would be become part of your agenda? how about making abortion illegal, but did you see what the weasel did? there is no particular legislation necessarily. the mexico thing is an executive order where i defund all the groups working throughout the world on this, if they're for abortion i'll defund it. but it's not a particular legislation. and if you put guys on the supreme court, it's not legislation. you weasel. everybody gets it, mitt. look, this is a typical mi
endorsements today from the denver post, the tampa bay times. the salt city tribune. yes, the salt city tribune, an utah paper endorsing obama. that's good for him. he seems to have stopped the bleeding according to a lot of polls, however, he has got to go into the next debate, the next set of questions and smile. we need a president who sat there and smile, we need the president reassure us. when we see him smile everybody is happy. he has a number of things he needs to talk about. the supreme court, climate change, iraq and the fiscal cliff. he has not talked at all about the fiscal cliff. it is coming. whoever is elected will be totally responsible for that. he went on "the daily though." this is what he said with jon stewart. >> obama: the stakes could not be bigger, war peace, supreme court, women's right to choose, whether we're creating jobs in this country or whether they're getting shipped overseas, whether our kids are getting the best education they can. all of that stuff is at stake. there is no excuse not to vote. >> of course there is no excuse not to vote. but you see the presid
. >> an unprecedented 13-foot storm surge crashed into manhattan, sending salt water into the new york city subway system inundating tunnels. one tunnel took 11 feet of water, pushing cars and stacking them up like toys. >> a disaster was faced as devastating as its faced in its history. >> a seven to know tanker was pushed on to a long island street the. >> you might say that's one storm. of course that's true, whether it's a snowstorm, record heat for a storm like this. when you look at it in a macro sense and you look at the trends then it becomes absolutely clear, for example it has been 331 months in a row now that with global temperatures have been above the 20th century average. that is stunning. now in 2012 alone, we had record arctic ice sea loss. we had two record u.s. heatwaves, a record drought and now we have this unprecedenced hurricane. when you look at how many hurricanes we've been having over the decades in the 1970's, we had on average eight a year. 1980's, nine. 1990's, 11. last decade, 15. three years go this decade, 19, 18 19. that's just so far. we've got a whole month left
to citi, taking taking the ceo role five years ago, and then during the financial crisis agreeing to work for a dollar, getting bashed and bashed again by the president by the populous, and he probably just said to himself look, i'm done. they don't want to pay me commiserate with one of my colleagues are making, i can't work for a dollar any more. i can't continue this without getting compensated. >> cenk: unbelieve! he didn't make a dollar last year. he made $15 million last year. there was a three-year stretch in which they lost--let me tell you--27% of their value and he made $43 million in those three years. but what is maria barteroma going to do? oh get him a blanket. cnbc might be worse than fox news how much they love the rich, how conservative they are, how ridiculous they are is that enough? i think that's enough. all right when we come back stop and frisk in new york city, who do they do it to? shockingly enough blacks and latinos, do they go too far? of course, we'll tell you when we come back. >> what are you touching me for? >> he told me he was going to go through my pocke
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including other cities including wall street. it has done that tomorrow. subways, stock market, all closed. so now we're going to discuss whether this has something to do with climate change, which unfortunately you won't see with a lot of outlets. we'll talk about the politics of it in just a minute. first, as i tell you about how the media is not focusing on climate change, it's amazing because they're literally getting battered by the storm and still not recognizing it. here is a collection of media reports on hurricane sandy. >> obama: ref pre-positioned assets where local personnel is working with state governments and we we have resources available for those communities hardest hit. i'm grateful for the cooperation of our state and local officials. conversations at this point there are no unmet needs. i think everyone is taking this very seriously. >> cenk: that was not a compilation of weather reports. we'll have that late for you in the show. that's president obama respond together disaster. being president, he's in charge. this is a very important moment. i don't know if you know
. he was mayor in salt lake city, utah. now, if he was in the debates how would he pull them to the left? that's when we come back. >> congress and the white house are on the take, and it's the american people who are getting burned. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet but they're gonna fall in love get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight about money. [ dog barks ] because right after they get married they'll find some retirement people who are paid on salary not commission. they'll get straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: who do you think the larger force in america, the democratic party? the republican party? or
the budget. he did cut 15% of spending in aid to cities and towns. he did cut 4% of the budget for local schools. congratulations, you cut local education. winner! but here's what he doesn't tell you, so all those local cities and towns had to make up the money somehow. what do they do? they raise property taxes. on average they went up 24% under romney's just his four year reign. why? they had to get the money from somewhere. that's $700 a year out of the packet of all the people in massachusetts that owned a home. he doesn't tell you about that, does he? >> how about that famed bipartisanship he brags about? do you know how many times he issued vetoes? 844 vetoes. jesus! what happened to bipartisan ship? >> when you ask the president of the senate at the time, well, here's what he says about that. >> he truly didn't have an understanding of how valuable the political personal component of the business would be as he went forward with implementing the political rhetoric into political policy. >> and then even senior advisor to mitt romney himself said this. >> the governor came in as an
be fair questions. but the questions directed to the city of sanford and how they do their job, those answers where not forthcoming by politicians, they cannot be directed to now george has to answer them or he's a racist or white man, they're not the same. >> cenk: it's not a matter of george being racist, it's a matter of-- >> it is a matter in why do you assume why the guy is dead is guilty. i got to move on to one critical thing. is it correct that you think there was a huge scuffle. george thought according to his account, your account that his life was in danger. is that what happened, a big scuffle? >> that's what i agreed to, yes there was an encounter that started with trayvon martin marking george's nose. whatever else happened after that will come out in court. what the viewers heard when they heard, according to what you put on the air coons. it's about george being a racist racist. your audience comments says he's racist and the story comes that that person is white. >> cenk: let me address it real quick. the concern is not as much about george than the authorities. why
. >> former city councilman turned civil rights activist is a felon of tax evasion and he makes no bones about it. >> i have been strip offed my right to vote and hold public office. now he's fighting to getel felonsget felonsand convicted felons in the lawsuit. he's asking the judge to rule on his argument that the felon disenfranchisement is unconstitutional in virginia. >> so what that means is that every person, even in prison will have their rights restored. >> cenk: so it's an interesting point. finally on the issue of civil rights here. a lot of people argue that our incarceration of african-americans is a new form of jim crow. is this a way of disenfranchising by another name. >> there is no question. i've written a book on this in some length. there is no question. even though african-americans and whites have about the same level of drug use and drug selling overwhelmingly it's african-americans who are prosecutorprosecutorred, who get these long sentences and then when they come out, there is a connection between civil rights and felony disenfranchisement. how can we allow to get ri
can go to atlantic city and stay stay at trump's. >> by the way steve wynn is an idiot who put his elbow through a $139 million picasso painting. you want to take his advice on anything? >> he's regular guy. >> i told my employees don't get between me and my picasso. when we come back, we're going to do our state by state breakdown, who is going to win who is going to lose, again surprising results here. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: well, we're going to give you the numbers on nevada who is winning and losing, republicans or democrats. really interesting. then later in the program in studio pauley shore on politics. >> do you think it's weird that obama got osama the one time it's okay for you to miss my show is if that's the only time you can get to a polling place. make sure that voting is your highest priority on election day. besides, you can always dvr my show. you really cant' dvr the future of the country. to help you make informed decisions, watch current tv's politically direct lineup. only on current tv. so vote and vote smart. [ male announcer ] red lobster's hitting
strauss, said the city's extremely vulnerable. three of the top ten highest floods at the battery since 1900 happened in the last two and a half years. if that's not a wake-up call to take this seriously, i don't know what is. back in 2007 quote if we have 1.5 feet of sea level rise, it could sub merge the rock aways coney island, much of the southern brooklyn and queens portions of flushing meadows corona park, queens, lower manhattan, and eastern staten island from the grate kills harbor. guess what, it didn't take a hurricane 3 level hurricane for that to happen. they said this, with an one meter sea level rise the paper found that what is currently a 20-year event by 2100 meaning they're coming quicker and quicker. james hansen at nasa, climate scientist who has been warning us since 1988 at least. look at his testimony in front of congress back then. >> all together this evidence represents a very strong case in my opinion that the greenhouse has been detected and it's changing our climate now. barring a remarkable and improbable cooling 1988 will be the warmest year on record. >>
the freeport plant most of the anger in this tent city they're calling bainport is directed toward governor romney. >> cenk: and what gets under a lot of people's skin is it those american workers had to train the chinese workers to take their jobs. when the chinese workers got here they lowered the american flag. that does not sit well with folks! it shouldn't! so now reverend jesse jackson is fighting back against this. he's the president and founder of the rainbow push coalition. great to have you here, reverend jackson. how do you guys plan on fighting back? >> we must escalate the process even to the point of civil disobedience. i think this is a showdown for trade policies, in fact, foreign policy. last night in the debate, they equated foreign policy with military preparedness. what about trade preparedness? be clear. the chinese have not taken jobs from us. it is undercutting the american work force. i think that we appeal to governor romney on the one hand. the appeal to bain not to close the plant. on
sandy is slamming new york city for those of you who have friends and family there, you have to watch this closely, 3.8 million people now on the eastern seaboard without power. five fatalities in new york city. this is a tough, tough evening there, and for incite perspective and analysis on how to manage a massive storm we're joined from atlanta, via skype, by former fema deputy chief of staff, mark can give us some incite on what is going on right now. thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room." >> thank you, governor. >> jennifer: how so far is the president -- mitt romney is a different matter but the president and his administration handling the response to hurricane sandy. >> so far it really looks like a textbook response. the president has done the right thing. he is the commander in chief. it's his responsibility to ensure the federal government has done everything they can do. he is back in d.c. and selected a fema administrator out of florida who is probably one of the best responders that the agency has seen. all of the federal age
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protecting the taxpayers from citi. hard to argue with that. sheila bayer has written a book "bull by the horns." and she joins us right now on the young turks. sheila, thank you so much for coming on the program. >> thanks for having me. >> cenk: list start with the bush administration. what do you think is the primary thing that they did wrong in those bailouts. >> the whole philosophy, the whole objective was to stabilize the constitution and get them profitable again with the assumption that this help the broader economy. it just didn't work out that way. the reason why they were having problems was because of the mortgages defaulting. we weren't fixing the core problem. tarp was supposed to help troubled asset release. when congress voted for it, they thought they were voting for a program that would help prevent unnecessary foreclosures. what we ended up doing was a capital investment program. in 2008 i could understand because we were in a crisis situation. but even going into 2009 when the system was stable we never did much to help homeowners and kept bailing out the big b
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